Ducati Hypermotard Large Fuel Tank Installation Instructions


Filed Under (Ducati) by admin on 26-10-2010

REMOVING THE OEM FUEL TANK GO FOR A RIDE The best way to remove fuel from your original fuel tank is to RIDE your bike. You should already be familiar with how low you can go and the less fuel that’s in your tank before you start means the less mess you make when draining it. HM69 Fuel Tank Installation Instructions This manual is provided for marketing and informational purposes only and is a guide to assist experienced motorcycle technicians with the installation of the HM69 fuel tank. This installation involves gasoline. Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service or maintenance regarding the HM69 fuel tank can cause property damage, personal injury or death. At-home Do-It-Yourself mechanics should not install the HM69 fuel tank if you are uncertain of your ability to properly install it and refer the installation to an authorized Ducati service department. ! REMOVE THE SEAT Remove the seat bolt at the rear of the seat with a 4mm hex key. To remove the seat, grasp both sides of the seat, lift the rear of the seat slightly, and pull the seat to the rear of the bike. The front of the seat engages onto bolts on either side of the fuel tank and can be stubborn. THIS KIT ALSO CONTAINS: © 2009 California Cycleworks, Inc. Questions? Email orders@ca-cycleworks.com 1
REMOVE THE BODYWORK The tank cover is fi rst. Remove the fuel fi ller cap and then the 4 screws you see: 2 near the front of the cover and the two aside the fi ller neck. Lift up on the forward portion of the cover and move the entire cover rearward so that the back of the cover is away from the retaining contour on the fuel tank. SIDE PANELS Remove the right side panel’s inner cover using a large coin. Both left and right side covers are retained by 3 screws with 4mm hex heads. Remove the 2 screws on the side of the tank (which were revealed with the removal of the seat). While holding the side covers to support them, remove the bottom screw. The left side cover pulls away naturally – take care not to drop the cover as the tool kit is housed inside of it, adding unexpected weight